John Zarnecki - Professor of Space Science
I joined the Open University in 2000 from the University of Kent. I have over 30 years experience of space research spanning a number of space missions, including sounding rockets, Earth-orbiting missions and interplanetary flights. I am a member of the Planetary and Space Sciences Research Institute (PSSRI), which itself is a part of the Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space & Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)of which I was the Director from 2007 to 2009. My teaching comes under the auspices of the Department of Phyiscs and Astronomy.